Lime Basil Seeds

$4.00

Sweet and tangy, lemon basil brings two delicious flavors into one compact plant. An heirloom breed of sweet basil, the plant has large, robust leaves and beautiful blooming flowers. Use in potato dishes, with fish or vegetables, in dressings or iced tea for a refreshing boost!

In stock (can be backordered)

  • 1-2 weeks
  • Harvest after 2 months.
  • Full sun. 6+ of direct sunlight.

Additional information

Weight0.004 lbs
Dimensions3.25 × 3.25 × 0.05 in
Lifecycle

1 year (annual)

Hydro / Soil

Grows best in hydroponics (about twice as fast) but is happy in soil too.

Container / Indoors

Plant 5 sites in a 4" (1 pint) container. In larger containers, space sites 2" apart. For each site plant 2 seeds 1/4" deep.

Outdoor / Inground

Plant 5 site per square foot. For each site, plant 2 seeds 1/4" deep.

Plant Size

Allow 12 to 16 inches of space between plants. Can grow up to three feet in height.

Taste & Nutritional Value

Delicious, tangy, citrus flavor combined with the delightful sweetness of basil. Lime Basil has a lot of nutritional properties, containing high amounts of Vitamin K, C and A, plus Calcium and Iron.

History

Lime Basil is native to tropical Africa, India and Southeast Asia, where to this day it is still cultivated. It was brought to tropical America during the 1700’s and eventually to Australia. Today, it is used as an insect repellent in many gardens. It also attracts bees and other pollinators. In India, Lime Basil is used for wounds and is prescribed for digestive issues. In tropical Africa Lime Basil has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries.

Seed Count

200

Seed Weight (mg)

200

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